Donate to the MN Gun Owner’s Caucus and save on QSI classes!

For the duration of the 2024 Legislative Session, QSI will offer discounts of up to $50 for donations to the MN Gun Owner’s Caucus. Here’s how it works:   The 2024 Legislative Session is showing us more gun control proposals that ever before! We have to do what we can to p
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Force on Force Events in 2024

A note about Force on Force classes: QSI has always been dedicated to providing top-tier Force on Force classes. Unfortunately, we’ve had a lot of challenges getting into venues where we can teach them. Our first FoF venue was a privately-owned community center we were using aft
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QSI CyberSale is LIVE!

Save $200 on Season Passes – Code SEASONED Save 10% on Five-Packs – Code FIVETEN Save 20% on all Classes and Gift Certificates – Code TWENTY23 Offers expire at Midnight 12/31/2023
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Questions about our new Comprehensive Permit to Carry Course

After announcing our Comprehensive Permit to Carry Course, we’ve gotten some questions about it. Here’s what we have to say: Q: What’s different about this course from other Permit to Carry courses? A: Permit to Carry training differs from instructor to instructor. H
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2022 Schedule Updated!

2022 is shaping up to be one of our best years ever! We’ve got multiple Force on Force classes scheduled, including Self Defense, Mass Murder and Terrorism Incidents, Low-Light, Partner Tactics and Team Tactics. Our popular Building/Area Search and Escape is returning as well! W
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Low Round Count Practice: the 5-50 Drill

If you’re carrying a gun for self-defense, it’s incumbent on you to practice with it and maintain a certain level of skill. With ammunition costs skyrocketing (and likely to get worse thanks to inevitable gun control proposals), your practice needs to be worth the time and
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Partner and Small Team Tactics Course

QSI Training has always focused our classes on individuals acting in self-defense. However, our more advanced students have been asking for something more. Recent events in Minneapolis and elsewhere have made the need for this next level of training apparent. In October 2020, we’
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What’s Wrong with Hybrid Holsters

They show up in our classes like bad pennies – a hybrid holster using a leather (or worse, neoprene) backer with a kydex outer shell. There are a variety of makers who sell these to the unsuspecting public, but Alien Gear is probably the best known. These holsters have several f
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Covid-19 Guidelines for Upcoming Classes

QSI has a broad base of students and staff, some of whom are at high risk if infected with Covid-19. To minimize risk, we request that everyone adhere to these guidelines. If you have any questions of suggestions, please let us know! Students who are sick WILL NOT be allowed to attend
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COVID-19 Update

As with everyone else, the Covid-19 outbreak has affected our business. Here in Minnesota, we face multiple challenges – social distancing in classes where we traditionally interact closely with students, and the current “Stay At Home” order which has closed many gun
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